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to donate their motorized chair. sergio quintana has details. >> reporter: this chair has been in storm for a few years but it is the first thing the spit family thought of when they -- thing the smith family thought of when they saw the story. >> we are not using it. give her the chair we have. >> reporter: the chair used to belong to leslie and edward's father. he passed way four years ago. >> we feel his spirit with us right now. on his behalf, we would like to give you the wheelchair. >> reporter: it might come in handy forgetting around the house right now stephanie is using a borrowed chair hers was badly damaged when she was mit by a woman driving a black car in belmont. the woman did stop and returned the cell phone she knocked off her chair. she gave you back your phone? >> yeah, then she said i will be back. >> reporter: and she took. police have not mentioned new leads there is a surveillance camera at the drive-thru. stevie any -- stephanie says she is happy the smiths are offering to help. she is hoping her souped up well chair can get fixed. tracking down the woman who ran
for minor injuries. the rain is here and coming down in the north bay last night. sergio quintana went up there to show how folks are coping. we'll get back to that a little later in the newscast. this morning, we have a surveillance picture of a deputy who was arrested for bank robbery. philip tong, he robbed a bank of america branch earlier this month. he is said to have given the teller a note and got away with $1700 in cash. he faces felony charges of robbery and burglary. >> israel's military says they have struck more than 800 targets in gaza strip in response to rockets by hamas. >> supply tunnels and three-story apartment building. hamas leader's home was hit but he was not home at the time. those have hit tel aviv and unprecedented move have hit in jerusalem. much more on the mideast on abc news. >> the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco yesterday. the pro-palestinian demonstrators want to see an end israeli sporters say they are acting in self-defense. >> a train collided with a school bus killing at hottest 47. the crash occurred as the bus crossed the tracks. officia
flat screen is in october. in pinole, i'm sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> before you begin your black friday shopping check out abc7news.com, we've compiled a list of stores opening thanksgiving day you can browse all the ads, you will find the information under see it on tv. >> nice of sergio to confirm what some of us already knew. >> with an ah-ha on top of it. >> a lot of people have already made their get away more this week, rainy or dry for them? >> both. if they are leaving today, dry. if you are waiting until the last minute, tuesday into wednesday, a little wet. beautiful picture outside right now back from vollmer peak towards the embarcadero center, just a gorgeous start to the day. live doppler 7 hd, quiet now. picking up a drying trend as we look outside. we have a southerly wind, a lot of moisture waiting for fog to form, clouds are going to be stubborn today, low to mid 50s except 49 in los gatos, more 40s around the monterey bay chillier there. we'll try to put kristen's question into a timetable that you can deal with. mainly cloudy today showers across the north bay
on canal street in san rafael. sergio quintana is live with those details. reporter: that right there is the control tower for that barge. her crew has been working on dredging out the san rafael creek now for the last three months. and this morning when they floitsd was a fire at a complex across the creek, they quickly sprung into action, moved the barge near to the complex, and did everything they possibly could to start fighting the fire. >> this is what joan clemens and her son, michael, saw from her backyard. >> we just saw the apartment with the flames pouring out of the apartment, and on to the deck and up through the roof. >> they watched as the crew of a dredging barge made every effort to put the fire out. >> he was scooping up water from the bucket from the canal, trying to reach the deck so he could put the fire out. >> in this video shot by clemens' son you can see they couldn't quite reach the fire so they changed tactics. >> we tried digging our way in. did dig our way in. clawed the barge up on the mud and could reach it with the hose. >> you can see the water t
this morning at an apartment complex on canal street in san rafael. sergio quintana is live with those details. reporter: that right there is the control tower for that barge. her crew has been working on dredging out the san rafael creek now for the last three months. and this morning when they floitsd was a fire at a complex across the creek, they quickly sprung into action, moved the barge near to the complex, and did everything they possibly could to start fighting the fire. >> this is what joan clemens and her son, michael, saw from her backyard. >> we just saw the apartment with the flames pouring out of the apartment, and on to the deck and up through the roof. >> they watched as the crew of a dredging barge made every effort to put the fire out. >> he was scooping up water from the bucket from the canal, trying to reach the deck so he could put the fire out. >> in this video shot by clemens' son you can see they couldn't quite reach the fire so they changed tactics. >> we tried digging our way in. did dig our way in. clawed the barge up on the mud and could reach it with the hose. >> y
himself and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with bay area runners that were among 47,000 others in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon she participated in but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation is still dealing with. >> i didn't think it was right to pull resources to help runners when there is no power or today or heat. >> she along with half a dozen runners had trained for months to run the new york marathon. some did make the trip. chris king flew in and checked in for the race. >> we picked up a race number. >> donald made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >> i it was extremely conflicted about running this race. as long as it was on, i thought it was safe. >> the mayor said the race was still on but criticism continued to mount especially over all the resources it was pulling including food and generators that could have been used in other parts of the city. mayor suddenly cancelled the race. >> the leadership of the city and mayor i think it was a gigantic mistake to keep this going as lo
. sergio quintana is live in san francisco with a look at what is happening. reporter: well, san francisco recently celebrated turning twitter into one of its newest corporate residents, and then recently -- actually in the last year, the bay area as a whole has been having a very good year. in fact one of the strongest economies in the country. but when california voters this week passed proposition 30, that's when phoenix business leaders decided, now is a great time to start searching for ceos to steal away. >> on election night, governor jerry brun celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the state's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales tax. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective, is going to start to dislodge the serial ceo management talent in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid turn that into an opportunity, the greater phoenix economic council launched a new program aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think this
phoenix, arizona, is jumping into the fray, trying to bring california businesses to their city. sergio quintana is live in san francisco with a look at what is happening. francisco recently celebrated turning twitter into one of its newest corporate residents, and then recently -- actually in the last year a whol as a whole has been having a very good year. in fact one of the strongest economies in the country. but when california voters this week passed proposition 30, that's when phoenix business leaders decided, now is a great time to start searching for ceos to steal away. >> on election night, governor jerry brun celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the state's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales tax. think the we think tx package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective, is going to start to dislodge the serial ceo management talent in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid turn that into an opportunity, the greater phoenix economic council launched a new p
done. the so-called fiscal clip will likely be their first order of business. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has more. >> reporter: the cliche describes two painful issues lawmakers have to deal with. it is tax hikes on every household. today california leaders said the voters have spoken, but it is not clear if lawmakers can return to washington and work together. congresswoman nancy pelosi spent the day mixing and mingling at the presidio. but fixing the country's finances was on her mind. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth and the creation of jobs. we have to do it with cuts. we all know that, but we have t.o. do it with revenue. >> reporter: she will be returning to capitol hill pushing a deal backed by barack obama. that will include tax hikes on wealthier households. republicans who still control the u.s. house of representatives have started to dig in. >> raising tax rates will slow down our ability to crow 80 the jobs everybody wants. >> reporter: what are the consequences if law i can makers cannot make a deal. >> the fiscal clip is very
the looming fiscal cliff before he speaks to congressional leaders friday. sergio quintana has more on what leaders need to do and what the nation faces. >> reporter: nancy pelosi spent this veterans day mixing and mingling with people at the presidio. >> we have a deficit that we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth creation of jobs cuts we all know that also with revenue. >> reporter: she will be returning to capitol hill with plans to push a deal backed by president obama, that will include tax hikes on wealthier households. republicans have already started digging in. >> raising tax rates will slow our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> reporter: what are the consequences if lawmakers cannot make a deal? >> fiscal live is bad -- physical cliff is bad if it happens. >> reporter: if scheduled cuts are imposed 400,000 government jobs tied to defense spending could be slashed. 400,000 jobs tied to nondefense spending could be eliminated. when it comes to taxes, all rates are scheduled to rise. >> at one point we had higher taxes what we are talking about
in the north day last night. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana went up there to show us how the folks were coping. >> the steady rain did not wash out this playoff game. >> how are they doing in the rain? >> lot of fumbles. >> a wet ball is hard to hold on to and both sides of losing it it. >> to on the field in this match-up, this game between the cougars and the knights, rain-soaked players still managed to make some big moves. off the field the rain prompted some last minute sales of a must-have accessory. >> rain ponchos! >> bradley snatched up a poncho because his umbrella was hijacked. >> where is your umbrella? >> my umbrella, my sister's friends took it. >> some of the hometown crowd cheered while staying nice and dry under an improvised sky box made of a tent. the rain was a welcome site for some. >> it's wonderful to see the rain. it's good for everything. >> i'm leaving soon to a hot and dusty area so this is very nice to be in front of. >> and one person not only hoped for more rain but he hoped for more snow? the sierra, too. >> i hope we have a lot more rain than last year.
bloomberg reversed himself yesterday and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with runners who were among 47,000 others already in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon annie mitchell participated in and would have been her final race but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation the city is still dealing with. >> i just didn't think it was right that they were pulling resources to help runners when there's people missing, no power, no water, no food, no heat. it just didn't seem right at all. >> she, along with at least half a dozen other san francisco runners, had trained for months to run the new york marathon. some did make the trip. chris king flew in and even checked in for the race. >> we did. picked up our race number here and, you know, some bits of merchandise as well. >> donald cutler also made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >> i was extremely conflicted about running this race. but as long as it was on, i thought it was safe. >> mayor bloomberg had said the race was still on, but criticism
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